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Keeping Coeur d’Alene Lake’s water quality in check

Did you know Coeur d’Alene Lake is part of the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund Site? A recent Our Gem community survey revealed fewer than 30% of respondents were aware the Lake is included in the Superfund Site. The Environmental Protection...

Idaho’s New Electoral Districts

Redistricting commission approves state’s electoral districts for the next 10 years. The committee voted unanimously to approve the legislative map and 4-2 to approve the congressional map. L03 Legislative Plan L03 Legislative district lookup  C03 Congressional...

Womens March Update

— Ten-year-old Soren Cadwallader carried a sign reading, “fempire strikes back.” The young jedi and about 300 others struck back Saturday with steps, smiles and slogans. They held signs like “I march because someone 40 years ago marched for me,” “Girls just want to...

March for Women’s Reproductive Freedom

COEUR d’ALENE — In response to the recent Texas decision making abortion inaccessible, a group of Kootenai County women will march for women’s reproductive freedom. The Kootenai County Women’s March will be this Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Village at Riverstone in...

Where to get Covid-19 Testing

There are a few local locations for COVID-19 testing for those who feel like they might have the virus or are looking to travel. Katherine Hoyer, Panhandle Health District spokeswoman, said those testing for travel will probably have a longer wait than expected as the...

Help Secure the Vote on November 3. 

Are you tech savvy? Do you have a tablet or smartphone with an unlimited data plan? Can you serve as a volunteer on Election Day, November 3? If you can answer these questions in the affirmative, please consider serving as a poll watcher.  As a poll watcher you would:...

OUR GEM: Heavy metals in our watershed

The headwaters of the Coeur d’Alene Basin are essential to the success of mining, timber, agriculture, and hydropower industries. Mining activities along the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River have a significant influence on basin watershed conditions and on the...
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